CtoI News Desk January 17th 2020 #Singapore

Strong investments in Singapore for year 2019 despite global uncertainties

Despite global uncertainties including the US-China trade war and Brexit, the Singapore Economic Development Board secured investment...


In Pics: Shanmugam launches community fridges in Yishun heartlands

The new community fridges located in Yishun heartlands were launched on January 11 by Law Minister K Shanmugam.


Increased golfing activities by developers lead to lower bids for land parcels: NUS study

According to a new NUS study, golf patterns of senior executives change significantly following the semi-annual releases of the...


Tesco pesto products recalled in Singapore due to undeclared peanut allergen

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has issued a recall for two Tesco pesto products due to an undeclared allergen – peanut – on their...


Singapore loves Chinese New Year more than Christmas: Google insights

Being one of the most important festivals in the Singapore calendar, the Chinese New Year is one occasion that Singaporeans take very...


SIA KrisFlyer to offer additional benefits to MasterCard holders

KrisFlyer members and Mastercard card holders will now be able to use their miles on specially curated activities and enjoy privileged...


Gender pay gap in Singapore has narrowed: MOM report

Singapore's adjusted gender pay gap (GPG) has narrowed over time, down from 8.8 per cent in 2002, according to a report by the Ministry of...


Grab opens first Grabkitchen in Singapore

Grab has opened its its first cloud kitchen in Singapore bringing over ten F&B brands to northwest of the island, including three new...


ARTWALK Little India 2020: Passage of Time

Journey through the richly storied history of Little India at multidisciplinary arts festival ARTWALK Little India, to be held over two...


SIA to increase flight to Kolkata to five times weekly

On March 29, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will commence a fifth weekly flight to Kolkata, India, operated by A350-900 medium haul aircraft.


Entries for South Asian Film Market 2020 are now open

The fourth Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SgSAIFF) is set to be held in Singapore from September 25 to October 3.


SIA diverts flights from Iranian airspace

Singapore Airlines (SIA) said Wednesday, January 8, that it is diverting all of its flights away from Iranian airspace.


StarHub partners Nanyang Polytechnic to launch 5G experience centre

Local telecommunications firm StarHub has partnered Nanyang Polytechnic to launch an experience centre for 5G technologies to to accelerate...


LISHA - Keeping Indian heritage alive and resplendent in Singapore

It is LISHA or Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association, the nimble and assiduous organisation, which has been leading this year...

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21 applications for digital bank licences received: MAS

At the close of application on December 31, 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) received 21 applications for digital bank...


You can now enjoy foot baths and cook eggs at Singapore's only hot spring park

The only natural hot spring park in Singapore, Sembawang Hot Spring Park is now open to the public.


3yo Chinese girl with pneumonia not linked to outbreak in Wuhan: MOH

The girl also tested negative for SARS and MERS-CoV.


Singapore on alert for pneumonia outbreak originating from Wuhan

Following reports of a severe pneumonia outbreak originating from Wuhan in China, Singapore is on high alert for any suspected cases...


Razer FinTech leads consortium to apply for digital bank license in Singapore

The fintech arm of local gaming hardware maker Razer is leading a consortium to apply for a digital bank license in Singapore.


Singapore needs to remain open to the world, says PM Lee in New Year message

In his 2020 New Year message, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stressed the importance of Singapore staying open and connected...


Empowering the younger generation: GIIS RWCC

At the Global Indian International School (GIIS), there is an emphasis on helping the younger generation understand that they have the power...


In slowest growth rate in a decade, Singapore’s economy grew 0.7% in 2019

Singapore’s economy grew 0.7 per cent in 2019, with a 0.8 per cent growth on a year-on-year basis in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Singapore Budget 2020 to be delivered on February 18

Singapore’s FY2020 Budget Statement will be delivered on Tuesday, February 18, in the parliament by Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat.


HDB raises solar target for a greener Singapore

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) has raised the national solar target from 220 MWp to 540 MWp by 2030, reinforcing its commitment to...


Tax refund email doing the rounds is a scam, warns IRAS

IRAS urged recipients of said scam to not respond to the email, nor further circulate the image via Whatsapp.


Singapore cricket soars to new heights in 2019

It has been an outstanding year for Singapore cricket.


Over 7,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized by Singapore authorities

Singapore authorities arrested three men and seized 7,392 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes in an operation on December 21.


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